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Kishore Polsani

Joined: May 20, 2012
Posts: 11
Am using XPathAPI for parsing an xml file. Though i have added jars in lib folder am getting this error "java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:". Am using java 1.5. Any help is appreciated.

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Don’t know. That might be a classpath problem; what classpath are you using?
Kishore Polsani

Joined: May 20, 2012
Posts: 11
I have set the classpath as "CLASSPATH = /u01/apps/documentum/dba/java_methods/lib/*:". lib folder consists of all jars.
Jesper de Jong
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You're not supposed to be using any classes that are in a com.sun.* or sun.* package directly. Those packages are private parts of the JRE, and they can change or disappear between Java versions.

Why are you using this class? Isn't there a class in the standard API that you can use instead? See for example the javax.xml.* packages.

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